Witness: Zahid earned RM44,000 as DPM

KUALA LUMPUR – Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi earned a monthly salary and allowance totaling RM44,383.15 when holding that position as the deputy prime minister from July 28, 2015, to May 9, 2018, the High Court learned today.

Daman Huri Nor, 55, section secretary in the Prime Minister’s Department, and another witness for the prosecution said Zahid was earning a basic salary of RM18,200 with a monthly allowance of RM26,200.

The former deputy premier faces a total of 47 charges of money laundering and acceptance of bribe for various projects during his tenure.

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